Learning & Teaching Topics
Designing Effective Quizzes and Exams
A CELT page on this topic is under development. For now, please use the links below to access relevant resources. Please check back later this summer and in the fall for updated pages and more resources.
Cashin, W.E. (1987). Improving Essay Tests. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from The Idea Center Web site: http://www.theideacenter.org/sites/default/files/Idea_Paper_17.pdf
Clegg, V.L. (1986). Improving Multiple-Choice Tests. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from The Idea Center Web site: http://www.theideacenter.org/sites/default/files/Idea_Paper_16.pdf
Cosgrove, J. & McDoniel, L.J. (2009). Assessment is More Than Keeping Score: Moving From Inquiry, Through Interpretation, To Action. Learning Abstracts 12(2). Retrieved July 6, 2009, from League for Innovation in the Community College Web site: http://www.league.org/blog/post.cfm/assessment-is-more-than-keeping-score-moving-from-inquiry-through-interpretation-to-action
Davis, B.G. (1999). Quizzes, Tests, and Exams. In Tools for Teaching. Retrieved July 6, 2009, from Honolulu Community College Faculty Development Web site: http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/quizzes.htm
Hambleton, R. & Rodgers, J.H. (1995). Item Bias Review. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation.4(6). Retrieved July 5, 2009, from http://pareonline.net/getvn.asp?v=4&n=6